“The European Union is contributing 10 million euro (around
£8 million [US$15.8 million]) in sponsorship to a project
called PrimeLife, which aims to develop open source tools for
personal privacy management and protection, and get the community
at large to adopt them.
“PrimeLife’s co-ordinator is IBM’s Zurich research laboratory,
and it follows on from an earlier EU-backed project into identity
management systems, called Prime (Privacy and Identity Management